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Re: Knock Down Ginger

Posted by TheFallen on April 21, 2003

In Reply to: Re: White Rabbits posted by bella on April 07, 2003

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: Never heard of this custom, but the game I played in NY and L.A. as a child, where you run up, knock on a door and run away is called "White Rabbit" in England (source:ex-Monkee Davy Jones, in a 1966 interview). I remember the reference, 'cause we never knew the game had a name!

Odd. Davy Jones is of course a Brit, and this "game" is more generally known over here in the UK as "knock down ginger". I've never heard of the diminutive Monkee's version - maybe it's a regional thing?